Emergency Broadband Investment Program


This program is currently not accepting applications.


On July 2, 2020, Governor Michael Parson announced the Rapid Broadband Deployment Initiative to accelerate connectivity and improve resiliency for Missourians affected by the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Emergency Broadband Investment Program
The Emergency Broadband Investment Program, provided $5 million in grants to reimburse providers that have expanded, or plan to connect, high-speed internet (25 Megabits per second / 3 Megabits per second or greater) to new subscribing residents in unserved or underserved areas in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. 

To view the recipients of the Emergency Broadband Investment Program Round 1 and Round 2, click here.

Information relevant to the challenge process is available: click here.

For more information regarding the Rapid Broadband Deployment Initiative, visit www.showmestrong.mo.gov/broadband/.

Do I Qualify?

How Do I Apply?

Need Help?

If you have questions or need addtional information, contact BJ Tanksley, Director of Broadband Development, at bj.tanksley@ded.mo.gov.